A Grammar of Qiang: With Annotated Texts and Glossary by Professor (Chair) Randy J Lapolla, Chenglong Huang

By Professor (Chair) Randy J Lapolla, Chenglong Huang

Qiang is a Tibeto-Burman language of southwest China, spoken by way of approximately 70,000 Qiang and Tibetan humans in northern Sichuan Province. This booklet, the 1st book-length description of the Qiang language in English, comprises not just the reference grammar, but in addition an ethnological review, a number of absolutely analyzed texts (mostly conventional tales) and an annotated word list. The language is verb ultimate, and agglutinative (prefixing and suffixing), with a really complicated phonological method and either head-marking and established marking morphology. will probably be of use to typologists, comparativists, Sino-Tibetanists, anthropologists, and linguists regularly.

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Workbook for Norsk, nordmenn og Norge 1: Beginning Norwegian by Louis E. Janus

By Louis E. Janus

Solutions to written routines and transcripts now integrated in publication and in print The Norsk, nordmenn og Norge series regards conversation because the fundamental objective of language studying. This workbook offers significant structural perform in socially suitable and precious methods, combining enjoyable actions with extra conventional routines. the recent version additionally offers solutions and transcripts to accompany the workbook and oral workouts.

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Integrated Korean: Beginning 2 by Young-mee Cho, Hyo Sang Lee, Carol Schulz, Ho-min Sohn,

By Young-mee Cho, Hyo Sang Lee, Carol Schulz, Ho-min Sohn, Sung-Ock Sohn

This is a completely revised version of built-in Korean: starting 2, the second one quantity of the best-selling sequence constructed collaboratively by means of top lecture room academics and linguists of Korean. All sequence' volumes were built in response to performance-based ideas and methodology--contextualization, learner-centeredness, use of real fabrics, usage-orientedness, stability among ability getting and ability utilizing, and integration of conversing, listening, studying, writing, and tradition. Grammar issues are systematically brought in basic yet sufficient factors and plentiful examples and exercises.

Each situation/topic-based lesson of the most texts involves version dialogues, narration, new phrases and expressions, vocabulary notes, tradition, grammar, utilization, and English translation of dialogues. according to reviews from hundreds and hundreds of scholars and teachers of the 1st variation, this re-creation contains a extra beautiful two-color layout with all new images and drawings and an extra lesson and vocabulary workouts. classes are actually prepared into major sections, every one containing a conversational textual content (with its personal vocabulary checklist) and a examining passage. The accompanying workbook, newly written, presents scholars with wide skill-using actions in response to the talents realized on the whole text.


Audio documents for this quantity could be downloaded on the net in MP3 layout at http: //www.kleartextbook.com. a collection of CDs can be on hand for purchase.

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Colloquial Tibetan: The Complete Course for Beginners by Jonathan Samuels

By Jonathan Samuels

Colloquial Tibetan offers a step by step path in relevant Tibetan because it is spoken by way of local audio system. Combining a radical therapy of the language because it is utilized in daily occasions with a correct written illustration of this spoken shape, it equips freshmen with the basic talents had to converse expectantly and successfully in Tibetan in a large diversity of events. No earlier wisdom of the language is required.

Key positive factors include:

progressive assurance of conversing, listening, studying and writing abilities phonetic transliteration of the Tibetan script through the path to help pronunciation and knowing of the writing procedure established, jargon-free reasons of grammar an intensive diversity of concentrated and stimulating routines reasonable and enjoyable dialogues overlaying a huge number of situations important vocabulary lists in the course of the textual content extra assets to be had behind the publication, together with an entire solution key, a grammar part, bilingual glossaries and English translations of dialogues.

Balanced, entire and profitable, Colloquial Tibetan might be an fundamental source either for self reliant beginners and for college students taking classes in Tibetan.

Audio fabric to accompany the direction is accessible to obtain loose in MP3 layout from www.routledge.com/cw/colloquials. Recorded through local audio system, the audio fabric good points the dialogues and texts from the publication and may support strengthen your listening and pronunciation talents.

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Chez nous Branche sur le monde francophone by Albert Valdman, Cathy Pons, Mary Ellen Scullen

By Albert Valdman, Cathy Pons, Mary Ellen Scullen

Chez nous bargains scholars a wide-ranging cultural standpoint, targeting French Canada and the Francophone global as a whole.  It makes use of a cautious development from skill-developing to skill-using actions and an entire supplement of supplementary fabrics to aid scholars strengthen listening, examining, conversing, and writing skills.

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Colloquial Arabic of the Gulf [Book only] by Clive Holes

By Clive Holes

This re-creation of Colloquial Arabic of the Gulf has been revised and up-to-date to make studying this number of Arabic more uncomplicated and extra relaxing than ever before.

Specially written by means of knowledgeable for self-study and school room use, the path will give you a step by step procedure to spoken Arabic of the Gulf, together with an creation to examining symptoms, company playing cards, ads and different realia. No earlier wisdom of the language is required.

Each unit provides a number of grammatical issues which are strengthened with a variety of workouts for normal perform. an entire solution key are available on the again in addition to important vocabulary summaries throughout.

Features new to this version include:

  • a ‘Cultural aspect’ part in every one unit on very important points of Gulf tradition, society and historical past, with photos and realia
  • a ‘Reading Arabic’ part in every one unit, plus a unique appendix at the Arabic script 
  • comprehensive glossaries, either English-Arabic and Arabic-English, containing the entire phrases within the book
  • extra notes at the dialects of Oman.

By the tip of this worthwhile path it is possible for you to to speak hopefully and successfully in Arabic in a large variety of occasions.

Audio fabric to accompany the path is offered to obtain unfastened in MP3 layout from www.routledge.com/cw/colloquials. Recorded through local audio system, the audio fabric gains the dialogues and texts from the publication and should aid enhance your listening and pronunciation abilities.


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Vocabulaire progressif du français : Niveau intermédiaire by Claire Leroy-Miquel

By Claire Leroy-Miquel

Le Vocabulaire progressif du français s'adresse à des étudiants adultes et teenagers de niveau intermédiaire. Conçu pour ête utilisé aussi bien en classe qu'en auto-apprentissage, cet ouvrage offre à l'étudiant les outils nécessaires pour s'exprimer dans un français basic, clair, nuancé et précis. Sans être exhaustif, il va à l'essentiel du vocabulaire concret de los angeles vie quotidienne. L'approche se veut dynamique et met l'accent sur l. a. pratique d'une langue vivante. Ce manuel est composé de 25 chapitres cernant les principaux thèmes abordés dans les méthodes. Chaque chapitre est constitué de plusieurs séquences assurant un enrichissment progressif. Leur ordre répond simplement à une logique thématique. Jouissant d'une autonomie, les chapitres peuvent en effet être abordés dans un ordre différent de celui proposé. Dans une leçon: sur los angeles web page de gauche, des informations et des outils lexicaux, structurés méthodiquement: les mots et expressions sélectionnés sont soit expliqués simplement et clairement, soit mis en contexte des words, des histoires, des dialogues, soit mis en scène grâce à des illustrations, à des schémas; sur los angeles web page de droite,des activités pédagogique, des exercices progressifs d'application des notions en regard et des activités de communique. Ils sont classés par ordre de toughé croissante à l'intérieur de chaque web page, et sur l'ensemble du chapitre. En fin d'ouvrage, un index permet à l'étudiant de s'orienter à travers les chapitres. Les corrigés des exercices se trouvent dans un livret séparé (ISBN: 2090338733).

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